American Heart Association

Broke Girl’s Guide To Healthy Living

Hi! I’m Danielle, a 22-year-old young professional living in the green mountains of Vermont. After graduating college in May 2011 – moving half way across the country – and starting an entry level job, I quickly found the “real world” is more expensive than I thought. After paying $9,000 […]

7 Easy Ways To Get Moving!

Lately it seems that all anyone is talking about is how two-thirds of Americans are considered overweight or obese. On one hand, I’m glad that it’s a hot topic of conversation, as it needs to be. But if you fall into this category, you might be tired of hearing […]

Save a Life and Start Talking About Stroke Today

What sacrifice would you make to save your mother’s life? Would you jump in front of a car, attempt to fight off a great white shark, or take a bullet from a sniper? With Mother’s Day already here, I’ve taken the time to reflect on the importance of family […]

May 13th, 2012|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Save a Life and Start Talking About Stroke Today

Go Ahead – Treat Yourself To Good Health

If you’re like most people, the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “treat yourself” is probably something decadent. A “treat” will likely be something that you love to eat, is probably not very good for you and leaves you with feelings of post-consumption guilt. Typically the […]

May 11th, 2012|Categories: Health|Tags: |1 Comment

Take a Break and Celebrate Your Health

With a history of heart disease in my family, I know it’s important to take care of my heart – and to share what I know about heart health with those around me. That said, sometimes it’s easy to ignore with all the other things that need to be […]

Welcome To Your New, Healthy Lifestyle!

Hello, everyone! My name is Melissa Villamizar, I am a certified Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer currently residing in Dallas, TX. Having played soccer since the age of four and all the way through college, I have been involved in fitness my entire life. I understand the science […]